Toledo, Ohio

Position Description: Prepares detailed estimates for Industrial projects based on the construction drawings and specifications. In the performance of this function, the Industrial Estimator is responsible for the communication of bids and scopes of work to supervisors.

Reports To: Preconstruction Manager – Industrial Group

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Lead responsibility for:

 Develop conceptual estimates based on program level information and historical costs.

Preparing complete quantity take-offs, analysis, estimate, and studies for any scopes typically designated as mechanical including, process piping, equipment installation, plumbing, etc.

Performing a constructability analysis through the identification of design and constructability issues.

Developing a value analysis by defining alternatives to the proposed scope that are more cost-efficient.

Serving as liaison with subcontractors, design team (architects, engineers, consultants) and client.

Preparing detailed estimate of entire scope of assigned trades, building system, and/or overall project cost.

Preparing and assembling bids and proposals for different contract types (Lump Sum, Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP), Cost Plus, etc.

Analyzing existing site conditions and all contract documents (plans specifications, etc.) to determine any required scope that is not indicated.

Preparing scope requisitions for assigned trades; coordinating with fellow estimators to eliminate scope gaps and overlaps.

Working with Operations staff and fellow estimators to ensure that General Conditions and General Requirement items are properly addressed in the estimate.

Obtaining and evaluating subcontractor proposals relative to their scope of work. Determining if scope is covered and managing risk of scope gaps.

Making recommendations to the Preconstruction Manager and Client for contemplated expenditures.

Supervising Assistant Estimating Engineers, Estimating Assistants and/or Interns as assigned.

Periodic travel required to clients, design partners, other company offices and jobsites.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of two years’ related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. Proven written and verbal communication abilities; proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule. Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to occasionally climb permanent and temporary stairs, climb ladders, negotiate work areas under construction, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Occasionally requires passenger use of construction personnel hoists. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job regularly requires us of hands to find, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit talk hear and stand. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work in an office or on-site at the construction work site. In the office environment, the noise is usually quite to moderate. In the on-site setting, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in this work environment is usually moderate to very loud.


*May perform other duties as necessary or assigned. Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities/ sexual orientation / gender identity. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Toledo, Ohio

Turner is a North American-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse market segments. The company has earned recognition for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering invocation, embracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for their clients, employees and community.


With a staff of 5,200 employees, the company completes 10 billion of construction on 1,500 projects each year. Turner offers clients the accessibility and support of a local firm with the stability and resources of a multi-national organization.




To be the highest value provider of global constriction services and technical expertise.

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